46 He also said to them, “This is what is written: n The Messiah would suffer and rise from the dead the third day, o 47 and repentance for p forgiveness of sins q would be proclaimed in His name to all the nations, r beginning at Jerusalem. s 48 You are witnesses t of these things. 49 And look, I am sending you u what My Father promised. v As for you, stay in the city w until you are empowered x y from on high.”
50 Then He led them out as far as Bethany, z and lifting up His hands a He blessed them. 51 And while He was blessing them, He left them and was carried up into heaven. b 52 After worshiping Him, c they returned to Jerusalem with great joy. d 53 And they were continually in the * temple complex praising God. e f
24:46 Other * add and thus it was necessary that
24:47 Other * read repentance and
24:49 * upon you
24:49 Other * add of Jerusalem
24:49 * clothed with power
24:53 Other * read praising and blessing God. Amen.